The Registrar of Societies is a civil servant. He is expected to be civil in the discharge of his duties and humble in his conduct. This is how rapport is cultivated with the people whom he is there to serve.
Patronage politics and campaign propaganda lose their hold on urban voters in Sibu, reports Ngu Ik Tien.
Does the Pakatan have the long-term vision to be able to strike the correct balance? Can it control the politicians who “shoot from the hip”, wonders Jeyakumar Devaraj
A mammoth crowd of Penangites gathered in Padang Kota Lama, George Town on 3 May 2013. Our roving photographer was at the scene.
The Star and its masters would be absolutely foolish to think that Malaysians are taken up with all their crappy advertisements, writes Pro-Change.
The Barisan/ROS decision of 17 April had an unintended consequence: it gave an opportunity to the three parties in Pakatan: Pas, the PKR and the DAP to become a closer union, writes Tommy Thomas.
In 1992, Aliran Monthly said it would not be impossible for the DAP to one day cooperate more closely with Pas in a coalition based on issues of public interest.
Lim Kit Siang is rightly troubled that the DAP may not be able to contest in GE13 using the party logo – the rocket – because the Registrar of Societies (ROS) has issued a letter freezing the posts of all elected DAP leaders.
Chandra Muzaffar responds to Choo Sing Chye and explains why he has been critical of Pakatan parties, among others.
Even an objective issue such as the integrity of electoral votes has been turned into an ethno-centric issue that serves vested political interests, laments Ronald Benjamin.